Plant Care Blood Orange

Blood Orange

4.6 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Blood Orange has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Blood Orange has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Orange Tree, Orange Tree, sweet orange, blood orange and navel orange


Citrus x sinensis

How to care for Blood Orange


How often to water your Blood Orange

Water needs for Blood Orange
0.5 cups
every 9

Blood Orange needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blood Orange

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Orange Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blood Orange: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blood Orange love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Blood Orange does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blood Orange in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Blood Orange

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blood Orange: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blood Orange after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Blood Orange is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Blood Orange

Blood Orange

Blood Orange

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Blood Orange has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 7
Blood Orange has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Blood Orange has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Blood Orange has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Blood Orange has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Emilka avatar
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 164 XP
globe New York

it’s a orange tree

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Valter avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 228 XP
globe Valbo, Gavleborg County

If you want something easy to take care of this is something really perfect for you!! 😊🙂

Survivor Survivor

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